KARACHI (APS) November 4, 2016– Three firing incidents within 30 minutes in the metropolis claimed six lives and left two injured on Friday.
According to the police, Yaqub, Shahid and Usman were going to participate in a religious gathering when they were shot dead in Shafiq Mor area.
Another such attack claimed two lives in Patel Para area within minutes of Shafiq Mor gun attack. Separately, in Hyderi area, three locals were wounded after which one of them named Shafiqur Rehman succumbed to his critical condition.
Police reported that six shells of 9mm pistol were seized at the crime site in Shafiq Mor area.
The attacks came minutes after Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif claimed in a rally in Kashuta Tehsil of Rawalpindi that terrorism was effectively countered by policies of the ruling party.
Last week, at least five lives were lost as unidentified terrorists opened fire in a gathering in Nazimabad area.